Real Sociedad approaches the Champions League and Atlético and Real Madrid do not fail in the First Iberdrola


Real Sociedad took a big step towards qualifying for the next Women’s Champions League after their hard-fought victory against Sporting Huelva (1-2), while of their three pursuers, Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid won their duels against Valencia (3-0) and Levante (1-0), while UDG Tenerife stumbled at home (0-0) against Betis, in matches corresponding to matchday twenty-fifth of the Primera Iberdrola 2021-2022.

The team from San Sebastian defended its second place and maintained its seven-point lead over the rojiblancas and again over the madridistas, who still have a pending match, and the Tenerife, the other teams that are going to fight to be in the Champions League next year comes.

The team coached by Natalia Arroyo got three hard-earned points on their visit to Sporting Huelva despite taking the lead in minute 4 through Sanni Franssi. However, the locals quickly equalized through Anita Marcos and held the tie until Amaiur Sarriegi decided for the visitors in the 81st, a result that aggravated the situation of their rival.

Behind, Atlético de Madrid returned to the path of victory after beating Valencia 3-0 with authority thanks to two goals in the last three minutes of the first half, from Laia Alexandri and Bárbara Latorre, and another from Sheila García nothing plus start the second.

Real Madrid continues with its solidity and added a new victory that continues to make it depend on itself to be in the Champions League, although it had to work a lot at the Alfredo Di Stéfano to get rid of a competitive Levante due to a solitary goal from Lorena Navarro in the 90th minute and who encourages the Madridistas ahead of Wednesday’s European second leg against FC Barcelona.

Alberto Toril’s team is already fourth in the qualifying table, level on 47 points with UDG Tenerife, who drew goalless at their stadium against Real Betis, but continue to have some European options that are moving away for Athletic Club He also equalized, at one goal, in his visit to Villarreal thanks to a goal in minute 93 by Estefanía Lima that equaled Clara Pinedo’s goal.

For its part, FC Barcelona also had more problems to continue with its full of victories since ‘only’ they could defeat Madrid CFF 1-2, who got ahead after three minutes through their scorer, Geyse Ferreira, who scored his nineteenth goal to reach the injured Asisat Oshoala in the top scorer. However, Jenni Hermoso equalized in the final stretch of the first half and Alexia Putellas signed the comeback after passing through the changing rooms.

Finally, SD Eibar and Rayo Vallecano, penultimate and last in the table respectively, made it difficult to stay after losing their visits to Sevilla and Deportivo Alavés Gloriosas by 4-1 and 3-1.